June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Uncommon Friends Foundation elects new officers

Sunshine Ace Hardware announces that director of finance Helena Dabrowski was elected president of the Uncommon Friends Foundation at the historic Boroughs Home & Gardens.  More...

Schwinn elected president of new JA board of directors

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces its incoming board of directors, elected to serve through 2018.  More...

Special Sections

Business News

Tapping talent

YOU HAVE TO PAY, OFTEN A LOT, TO GO TO COLLEGE OR university. But now that can pay off from the get-go if you’re a student at Florida Gulf Coast University. And you have a good idea. More...

Fed’s plan to shed bonds should concern all investors

MONEY & INVESTING

When working on a fixed income derivatives desk, one of the most exciting days was Federal Reserve announcement day. More...

More Floridians are preparing for a hurricane

Last year’s active hurricane season — most notably, Hurricane Matthew — has been causing an increase in the number of Floridians making advanced preparations for hurricane season. More...

Self-driving cars make Americans feel unsafe

New vehicle technology has become a major topic among American motorists. A recent AAA survey reveals that U.S. drivers seek autonomous technologies in their next vehicle but remain apprehensive about a fully self-driving car. More...

Foundational skills training launched by Hodges University

The FutureMakers Coalition’s Persistence and Progress Regional Action Team announces the development of a pilot project to address foundational skills, or soft skills, that were identified by local employers as barriers to hiring from the local More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Registration open for Back to School fair More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting

25149 Remus Court, Punta Gorda

This immaculate three-bedroom, two-bathroom home has an attached two-car garage with views of Lake Zappa. Built in 2005, it’s located in the desirable, deed-restricted community of Deep Creek — but not in a flood zone. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Setting the Summer Stage

Southwest Florida delightfully rich in off-season theater

EVERYONE KNOWS THINGS SLOW down in Southwest Florida once season ends. More...

Coming up at the Renaissance Academy

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU offers lifelong learning classes to enrich life experiences at any age. The following sessions will be held at Herald Court Centre in downtown Punta Gorda.   More...

Since 1871, Majolica is magic for collectors

ANTIQUES

It is impossible to miss Minton majolica in a room. It usually is shaped like animals, birds, flowers or just fantasies. More...